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Are you prepared for any tooth hazards that can arise? Are you aware of the dangers of numerous products and how they could damage your smile? It is important to be aware of tooth hazards in our world and what you need to do to keep your smile safe. Due to the fact that your teeth can be damaged or chip and crack by simple oral accidents or injuries, establish an effective to Hazard prevention plan to keep your smile safe.

Always exercise caution with any forms of mouth jewelry. Mouth jewelry can come in the form of lip and tongue rings and can easily destroy your smile by causing severe dental damage. Not only can mouth jewelry cut open your gums, but it can lead to severe oral ailments including inflammation, infections, and chipped and cracked teeth. In addition, mouth jewelry can even cause nerve damage.

To help protect your smile against dental damage, try implementing mouthguards. Mouth guards are extremely effective oral appliances for protecting your teeth. Not only do they protect your teeth from being chipped and cracked, but they limit other oral accidents and injuries.

Always exercise caution with any products that you need to bite into. As chewing on ice can easily chip and crack teeth, it is important to never try to bite directly into any ice products. Even hard candy such as cough drops can also prove to be severe tooth hazards if you try to bite into them. In addition, any products high in sugar can easily contribute to tooth decay and dental erosion.

The best smiles are made possible with tooth hazard treatments. To upgrade your smile with tooth hazard treatments, you are welcome to schedule a visit to our dentist in Virginia Beach, Virginia. If you would like Drs. Bruce Utterback and Pia Sweeney and our team at Sweeney Utterback Dentistry to talk to you about tooth hazard treatments, please call our dentist office at 757.222.3737.